Lovelace Women's Hospital 3rd in Work Survey

ABQ Journal, Around NM November 06, 2013

Lovelace Women’s Hospital has been ranked third in the country for Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to Work for 2013. This is the fifth year in a row that the hospital has been recognized by the health care industry publication. To see this story in print, click here.

Flu Vaccine With Dr. Jeffrey Thomas

KOAT November 06, 2013

KOAT, 5pm Despite some places experiencing a shortage of this year's flu vaccine, New Mexico is expected to be OK. The New Mexico Department said there is no shortage of the flu vaccine in the state. The Centers for Disease Control said more than 110 million doses of the vaccine have already been given out nationwide. Dr. Jeffrey Thomas with Lovelace Health Care Center said he gives out about 20...

Health Care Plans Ending For 26K New Mexicans

AP November 05, 2013

By Barry Massey/Associated Press Nearly 26,000 New Mexicans are having health plans terminated at the end of the year because the insurance policies fail to provide expanded benefits and other coverage mandated by a federal health care law, according to insurance industry officials. State Insurance Superintendent John Franchini estimates most of those individual policyholders will pay an average...

Medicare Open Enrollment

KASA November 05, 2013

Marlene Baca from Lovelace Health Plan was live on the KASA morning show to talk about Medicare Open Enrollment. KASA, 7am   KASA, 8am Marlene Baca from Lovelace Health Plan talks with the KASA about Medicare Open Enrollment.

Heart Hospital Using New Means to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

Albuquerque Business First November 01, 2013

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First About 2 million American adults suffer from atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder. The condition accounts for more than 20 percent of stroke-related deaths a year, and until recently, the only real way to treat it was with blood-thinning drugs. The problem, though, is that blood thinners can lead to fatal bleeding...